Craft Focus - Page number 13 - October/November 2021 (Issue 87)

13 BRAND SPANKING NEW Brand spanking new Check out some new and exciting products in the current market  EXACLAIR The creative pompoms box includes all you need to create your own collection of festive decorations to hang from the Christmas tree. Designed for children aged six to 10+, the box features six cardboard 3D winter pompom animals and characters to build, such as snowman, polar bear and reindeer. Each box comes complete with two balls of wool and instructions. Lawrence Savage, Marketing Manager at ExaClair Limited, comments: “These new creative boxes are perfect for encouraging young children to enhance their creativity, whilst also developing their crafting skills as they enjoy the magic of the festive season.” +44 (0)1553 696 600 KNITPRO INTERNATIONAL KnitPro is ready to reveal its Holiday Gift Set for this year which is designed around the theme of self love. In the form of a book, it’s a totally new concept which we’re sure would be loved by everyone. Contents of this gift set are: Interchangeable needle sizes 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.5, 6.0, 7.0 & 8.0mm in lively pastel colours with matt black connectors. Accessories: four memory-free, stainless-steel cables in length of 60, 80 (2 nos.) & 100cm, four end caps, four ellen keys, one set of cable connectors. The Special Gift includes one crocheted bookmark and one knitting journal. BOTHY THREADS Vintage Camping measures 23cm x 33cm completed. This counted cross stitch kit contains; 14 count white Zweigart Aida, pre- sorted stranded cottons and a bundle, needle, stitch diagram and instructions. This kit uses full cross stitches and back stitch and has an RRP £33.99. CORINNE LAPIERRE Meet Walter the Sailor Gull, one of Corinne Lapierre’s new kits. This folk animal kit is inspired by the ocean, seaside villages and of course our very friendly, curious seagulls. Beautifully packaged in a craft box with printed folk designs on all sides, this fully recyclable, reusable and compostable packaging makes for a beautiful shop display. This kit contains the best quality wool-mix felt in distinctive, bright shades, assorted DMC embroidery threads, toy filling, sewing needle and wooden dowel. Easy to follow instructions, stitch guide and full-scale templates are included. The kits appeal to crafters of all abilities, including those just beginning their crafting journey. The trade price is £7 (RRP £16.80). +44 (0)1132 460 403